Leek and Potato Soup

As comfy as a pair of worn jeans, leek and potato soup is just as delicious.  Particularly today, as the extreme freezing temperatures demand making and eating soup! The typical leek and potato soup most Americans know is Vichyssoise, that cold and creamy version created – as legend has it – at the Ritz Carlton in […]

Salon d’Agriculture

Today at the market,  farmers told jokes about the cold, grey weather and their static crops, the kind of jokes that hide tears.  And the elders here say they haven’t seen a time without light as long as this in years. Combine that with the world political situation, and the gloom hovering at the edges […]